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Merkel's flawed vision for Europe, Ukraine-Russia and beyond
How does German Chancellor Angela Merkel measure up against her predecessors?
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 14:53 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
The many faces of Frau Merkel
For conservatives she is too social-democratic; for social-democrats she is too neoliberal; who is Germany's Power-Frau?
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 18:24 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Merkel: Europe in one of its toughest hours
German chancellor says European Union must be strengthened, not weakened if economic crisis is to be solved.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 23:10 GMT
Angela Merkel's 'vision thing'
Beyond implementing day-to-day policies, leaders need to communicate their "big ideas" if they want to inspire people.
Joseph S Nye
Last updated: 12 Nov 2011 12:07 GMT
Three women share Nobel Peace Prize
A president and two activists honoured for their non-violent campaigns in Africa and in the Middle East.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:22 GMT
Divide remains as Berlin celebrates
Twenty years later, socio-economic disparities overshadow German reunification.
Donata von Hardenberg
The Berlin Wall
Last updated: 13 Nov 2009 05:14 GMT
Ex-leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall
Bush Sr, Gorbachev and Kohl reunite in Germany 20 years after the momentous event.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2009 17:47 GMT
Canada extradites German lobbyist
Key figure from party financing scandal involving Helmut Kohl arrives in Munich.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2009 16:13 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
Australia: Child refugees' moral 'blackmail'
The rise of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
Ebola outbreak: We need information, not panic
Moderate or zealot on Israel: No real difference
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Buddhist detox centre
The Wat Tham Krabok monastery is Thailand's largest free drug rehabilitation facility.
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